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Smoky Mountain Flies Fly Tying Class

With Walter Babb
& Brian Courtney

This Smoky Mountain Flies Class is an intermediate level class.. Once you have learned these patterns you are on your way to masterdom. In this class you wil learn some of the more complicated techniques and tie flies with many steps. These are also some of the best trout flies used in the Smokies and everywhere.

The Quill Gordon will teach you the quill body technique and give you a pattern for the early spring hatch.

The Blue Wing Olive Parachute will prepare you for tying #20 dry flies and will be a fly you should always have in your box.

The George Nymph was developed by Eddy George and is still one great fly to use anywhere trout are present.

The Blackburn Tellico is a weighted Tellico Nymph with a special color that catches trout.

The Speck is a wet fly that will allow you to learn the technique of spinning hair and this will also give you one of Walter's favorite flies.

This class is very popular. Cost of the class is $75 which includes our textbook, lunch and materials for the day. It is limited to 8 students. Click on schedules to find out when these classes are held.

Cost of this class: $75
Class size: 8 students with 2 Instructors
Class begins: 9:00 am

2019-2020 Schedule

Saturday January 25, 2020 - Smoky Mountain Flies - $75

Saturday March 14, 2020 - Smoky Mountain Flies - $75

Call 865-448-9459 to reserve space in a class. Gift Cards for classes make exellent gifts.

Quill Gordon Dry Fly

Speck Wet Fly

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